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Pink Floyd Discography

Where Pink Floyd started and where they ended up are entirely different places.

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25 Years Ago: U2 Kills Bryan Adams’s Record-Breaking Streak

Bryan Adams's streak of 16 weeks atop the U.K. charts with "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" ended when U2 unveiled the band's new direction with "The Fly."

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10 Years Ago: Paul Stanley Goes Solo for the Second Time With ‘Live to Win’

In 1978, Paul Stanley of Kiss released his first solo album as part of a plan to keep his fracturing band together.

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15 Years Ago: The Who Rule ‘The Concert for New York City’

Paul McCartney might have been the driving force behind the Concert for New York City, but the Who’s unbridled performance remains the brightest highlight that night.

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Rush’s Worst Songs Revealed by Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson deserves to be proud — to say the least — of his musical legacy with Rush. But he's perfectly willing to admit that there's a bit of filler in the band's catalog.

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Bach and Roll: 28 Best Rock/Classical Crossovers

Chuck Berry's "Roll Over Beethoven" framed the yawning early distance between rock and classical. But things quickly changed.

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25 Years Ago: John Mellencamp Gets Frisky on ‘Whenever We Wanted’

With 'Whenever We Wanted,' John Mellencamp decided to apply the cinematic detail of albums like 1987's 'The Lonesome Jubilee' to something more elemental.

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Watch Rush Recall Backstage Shenanigans From Their Tour With Kiss in ‘Time Stand Still’ Concert Doc Clip

The members of Rush share memories of their 1974-75 tour with Kiss in a clip from their upcoming concert documentary Time Stand Still.

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40 Years Ago: John Mellencamp Becomes Johnny Cougar for His Debut, ‘Chestnut Street Incident’

John Mellencamp would likely be the first to admit Chestnut Street Incident, his debut album, isn’t his favorite album.

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Ozzy Osbourne Once Texted Robert Plant About a Lost Cat

Ozzy Osbourne's inability to properly use his cellphone resulted in a text sent to the Led Zeppelin legend.

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Nirvana Baby Recreates ‘Nevermind’ Cover for Album’s 25th Anniversary

Spencer Elden, the baby featured on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover, recreated the iconic photo in celebration of the album's 25th anniversary.

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Police Albums Ranked Worst to Best

Most artists resist labels. The Police were one of the few bands that distanced itself from them by making music that couldn't be classified.

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